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DeVry School Films, Inc.Communication (1928)

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Interested animated instructional film detailing electronic communications in the early part of the century. Interestingly enough, the popular vocational school DeVry claims that they began as a school in 1931, with no mention of the production of these informational films as early as (in the case of this film) 1928.
0616 PA8110 History of Communication


This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Producer: DeVry School Films, Inc.
Audio/Visual: silent, b/w
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: Industrial; Electronics; Engineering

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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Reviewer: trafalgar - 1.00 out of 5 stars - March 20, 2004
Subject: An odd little film
This little oddity uses some animation to explain the inner workings of the doorbell, the telegraph, the human ear and the telephone, though I'm not exactly sure why.
Despite the description, the film is actually silent.